The Democracy and Governance Programme
The Democracy and Governance Programme is one of the flagship programmes of the SADC Parliamentary Forum whose main goal is to foster a greater role for Parliament in enhancing participatory democracy and good governance in SADC. Accordingly, the Programme seeks to enhance the capacity of National Parliaments in SADC, as central institutions of the democratisation process, so that they are better enabled to effectively deliver on their constitutional mandates. The Standing Committee on Democratisation, Governance and Gender Equality (DGGE) drives the work of the Forum under the Democracy and Governance Programme.
The main areas of programme intervention are as follows: